In-Q-Tel and Tenable Network Security Inc. have signed a strategic partnership and technology development to integrate Tenable’s cyber vulnerability management technology into the intelligence community.
According to In-Q-Tel, Tenable has more than million users and 15,000 organizations of its Nessus and SecurityCenter information security products.
This partnership will give intelligence community customers an avenue to build on Tenable’s portfolio, said Peter Kuper, a partner on IQT’s investment team.
“The U.S. Intelligence Community houses some of the most sensitive, mission critical information in the world,” said Ron Gula, CEO of Tenable Network Security.
Gula added the companies will provide agencies technology to monitor security threats and vulnerabilities, as well as compliance with regulations in real-time around-the-clock.
Customers in the defense and intelligence communities and organizations in the healthcare, financial, retail and education sectors use Tenable’s information security technology, IQT said.
Tenable’s USM platform uses the Nessus vulnerability scanner a passive vulnerability scanner and a database of vulnerabilities, threats and compliance data to deliver network vulnerability intelligence.
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